BOTTOM LINE: Boston and Tampa Bay will meet on Wednesday.
The Red Sox are 33-23 on their home turf. Boston has a collective on-base percentage of .318, led by Xander Bogaerts with a mark of .368.
The Rays are 34-22 in road games. Tampa Bay’s lineup has 148 home runs this season, Brandon Lowe leads them with 25 homers.
The Rays won the last meeting 8-4. Andrew Kittredge notched his eighth victory and Lowe went 3-for-4 with a double, a home run and two RBIs for Tampa Bay. Matt Barnes registered his fifth loss for Boston.
TOP PERFORMERS: Rafael Devers leads the Red Sox with 28 home runs and is slugging .572.
Randy Arozarena leads the Rays with 104 hits and has 52 RBIs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Red Sox: 2-8, .259 batting average, 5.96 ERA, outscored by 24 runs
INJURIES: Red Sox: Hirokazu Sawamura: (elbow), Chris Sale: (elbow), Darwinzon Hernandez: (oblique), Ryan Brasier: (calf), Eduard Bazardo: (lat), Matt Andriese: (hamstring), Kyle Schwarber: (hamstring), Danny Santana: (groin), Christian Arroyo: (hamstring).
Rays: Ryan Yarbrough: (health protocols), Ryan Thompson: (shoulder), Jeffrey Springs: (knee), Chaz Roe: (shoulder), Cody Reed: (thumb), Colin Poche: (elbow), DJ Johnson: (shoulder), Tyler Glasnow: (elbow), J.P. Feyereisen: (shoulder), Pete Fairbanks: (shoulder), Oliver Drake: (forearm), Yonny Chirinos: (elbow), Jalen Beeks: (elbow), Chris Archer: (forearm), Nick Anderson: (elbow), Kevin Kiermaier: (knee).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.